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March 19, 2012

Countdown to Script Frenzy – Part 3: What to Write?

by limebirdlaura

What if you fancy taking a stab at Script Frenzy but have no idea what to write? That’s OK! Don’t let that stop you. I made it through my NaNoWriMo (2010) book on the idea that I wanted to “write a fantasy”. I didn’t know about what, or even what type of fantasy. So I turned to my trusty source of all things fantasy – my husband! He explained all the different types of fantasy until I narrowed it down to a high fantasy, which to me sounded like the most fun to try to write.

Well, I knew I wanted to write a high fantasy, but I was still staring at a blank screen with no idea in my mind where to start. So my husband suggested that I build a world first. For five days I stared at my blank screen, whining that I wanted to write something, but didn’t know what. Finally, I shut up the whining procrastinator in my mind and took my husband’s advice. I decided my fantasy world would take place by an ocean full of wonderfully colorful fish. There was a large ancient tree on the edge of a never-ending forest. Suddenly, a kingdom started to form in my mind. Then, a king.

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